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QA and Regulatory Lead Assistant

The People Co. / Assure Jobs
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Our client, who specialise in plant-based products, made in the UK, are looking to recruit a key position in their technical team. The roles’ primary focus is to actively ensure that they meet industry, customer, external accreditation and legislative requirements both for Quality/Food safety and Regulatory, ensuring they are both legally compliant and adhering to external accrediting & compliance bodies standards.

Key Accountabilities
•    Prioritise the QMS and its importance to the business
•    Demonstrate working knowledge and experience of HACCP/TACCP/VACCP
•    Implement and carry out risk assessments across the relevant sections of the QMS 
•    Conducting Internal audits, Internal system audits and swabbing as per schedules
•    Leading in the preparation and undertaking of external audits 
•    Conduct investigations into customer complaints, out of specification results and internal and external non-conformances
•    Monitoring, reporting and trending of required quality factors
•    Work closely with Operations to implement and maintain effective and accurate in-process documentation 
•    Attend product and process trials to ensure the quality aspects are factored in 
•    Ensure new ingredients, products, processes and equipment are smoothly integrated into everyday operation 
•     Ensure the company remains compliant to regulatory requirements 
•    Liaising with external bodies as required
•    Implement, monitor and review policies, procedures 
•    Producing and ensuring all labelling is compliant for both regulatory and external accreditation purposes

Person Profile
•    Practical and up to date experience of BRCGS Food Safety Standard, including being able to interpret the requirements of the standard into the Quality Management System.
•    A proven track record in a similar role within food manufacturing.
•    Strong understanding of production and packing processes
•    Excellent computer skills
•    HACCP/TACCP/VACCP knowledge
•    Food Safety
•    Auditing
•    Regulatory compliance knowledge




Regulatory, food safety and quality assurance teams are the industry’s gatekeepers, making sure nothing leaves without meeting the required standard. They fulfil an important role in safeguarding product integrity and protecting the reputation of a brand, by ensuring that product is safe, authentic and legal. Within our Assure division, we understand the very specific skillsets required for these vitally important roles. From quality assurance technologists, technical managers and food safety managers to heads of regulatory affairs, our People can help.

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